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Witty. Likable. Clever. Hilarious.

These have all been used to describe comedian Keith Alberstadt.

 

For over a decade, Keith has been entertaining comedy fans all over the world — club audiences in the U.S., expats in Asia, as well as U.S. troops throughout the Middle East. Simply put, his style of comedy is one that pulls everyone in. Whether it’s his sarcastic approach, his playful attitude, or his good old-fashioned southern charm, Keith makes his comedy relatable and approachable.

 

Growing up the youngest of four in a close-knit Catholic family in Nashville, Keith quickly developed a sense of humor and a love for making others laugh. When he co-hosted the high school talent show at the age of 18, he found his calling. But first there was college, then a job at Vanderbilt as the sideline reporter for the football team’s radio broadcasts. As a die-hard Vandy fan, it was a dream gig! While it was difficult to bite his tongue on the air and avoid FCC fines, it was even more difficult to break away and do his own thing. But eventually he did.

 

Since leaving the office world behind, it’s been non-stop for Keith. Starting at his home club Zanies, he’s worked all over the country and now calls New York City home. Along the way, he built a solid career that includes such credits as …

 

  • The Late Show with David Letterman
  • Late Night with Seth Meyers
  • Last Comic Standing
  • Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update (freelance contributor) •Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (freelance contributor)

 

  • Comics Unleashed
  • Eight comedy tours for the troops — Afghanistan, Iraq, Kuwait, and throughout the Middle East
  • Fox News Red Eye